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The MV Current

The MV Current

Mike Lee mocks the Green New Deal

Clare Bielefeld, MVC Copy Editor

April 16, 2019

On February 14, 2019, The Green New Deal was introduced in Congress by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Senator Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts. The proposed program details processes by which the US could reduce its carbon emissions and help the environment in great strides. T...


Emme Longman, MVC Editor in Chief

April 9, 2019

Aries: The sky is on fire, and you are upset, but so is everyone else. Taurus: The longer you procrastinate graduation, the faster it will catch up with you. Gemini: Quit throwing pens at people. Cancer: Don’t worry, it is still acceptable to wear long sleeves. Leo: Putting your work ...

Istep testing

Madalyn Cottrell, MVC Staff Wrtier

April 5, 2019

Part one of ISTEP has come and gone for Mt. Vernon’s sophomores, as well as a few juniors and seniors. Whether or not it is necessary is a question that has lingered. Teachers and students alike can agree that the amount of testing students go through is definitely annoying.   Standardized testin...

Dogs v. cats

Emma Moore, MVC Staff Wrtier

April 1, 2019

Dogs and cats are America’s most common household pets. People have preferences on which animal they would rather have in their home. “I prefer dogs because they are loving, caring, and playful,” said Maddie Moore, 10. According to a recent poll, dogs are preferred over cats at Mt. Vernon. “Cats...

Third parties in the 2020 race

Rex Snow, MVC News Editor

March 25, 2019

Howard Schultz, a billionaire and former Starbucks CEO, has announced that he may run for presidency in 2020. Schultz claims that he would run as centrist independent. Schultz’s declaration has stirred up quite the response from Democrats, who think that Shultz’s run would damage the Democratic par...

Climate change

Rex Snow, MVC Staff Wrtier

March 5, 2019

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the World Meteorological Organization, and NASA, 2018 has been the fourth warmest year on record. It appears that the climate keeps getting worse with no foreseeable hope of being able to tackle anthropogenic global warming. As of 2019, the...

Super Bowl recap

Clare Bielefeld, MVC Copy Editor

March 1, 2019

  This Super Bowl may have been one of the least remarkable football game of all time. The two teams up against each other, the Rams and the Patriots kept the game at an almost stalemate for the majority of the time. The score was the lowest in Superbowl history with a Patriots win  at 13-3. ...

Tips for procrastinating

Joan Lee, MVC Features and Reviews Editor

February 25, 2019

Warning: This article is highly sarcastic. Please, read at your own risk. Procrastination is an amazing experience that I must share. I make excuses and put off important projects or homework assignments until the last second. Some of these assignments are never completed, like several of my assignme...

February horoscopes

Emme Longman, MVC Editor in Chief

February 19, 2019

Aries: You should only drink Fiji water. Taurus: You do not need to buy a new backpack every semester. Save some money. Gemini: Cutting your hair will not solve your issues. Cancer: Yes, you can start wearing shorts now. Leo: Either take your iron pills or bundle up. Virgo: Share your id...

End of government shutdown

Grant Hess, MVC Staff Wrtier

February 15, 2019

The government shutdown has come to an end, for now. Not to say that it will not pick up again, because that is what it looks like will happen. For now the problem seems to be resolved. Seems like a good thing to me, but then again, some loud groups on the right seems to be upset with Trump for ...